Gardening program helps military veterans cope with service-related issues: ‘They’re able to open up’ By SHERYL DEVORE LAKE COUNTY NEWS-SUN Growing vegetables is more than just setting seed in the ground. Garden beds need to be built. Soil has [...]
The Response to Growing Healthy Veterans efforts has been tremendous. At the North Chicago Commons Harvest Festival, the Mayor told the crowd that North Chicago Commons is “one of the best things that has happened in North Chicago [...]
Grilling and Painting At North Chicago Garden Growing Healthy Veterans grilling and painting garden event in North Chicago, IL. hosted by Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods professional artist created a beautiful [...]
Growing Healthy Veterans helps save 17,900 pounds of food More than 17,900 pounds of food was saved from going into the landfill thanks to the work of Growing Healthy Veterans Operations Manager Lukan Paulus and volunteers, including Foss [...]
Enter the City of North Chicago Mayor Rockingham of North Chicago contacted Growing Healthy Veterans offering the use of fourteen acres of city-owned property. The City Council of North Chicago unanimously approved this donation on June [...]
Enter the Gurnee American Legion The Gurnee American Legion Post 771 decided that Growing Healthy Veterans could play an important part in their efforts to expand their membership to younger veterans. In the spring of 2018 they offered [...]
Pioneers Fundraising Cruise Growing Healthy Veterans Pioneers Fundraising Cruise aboard the Adeline's Sea Moose Video provided by Chicago Private Yacht Rentals as part of their Welcome Aboard Charitable Charters program.